Our Partners

As a Claremont-based organization working to advance the wisdom, harmony, and the common good, the Cobb Institute focuses primarily on local initiatives to bring about an ecological civilization. To achieve its aims, the Institute collaborates with a variety of partners, including...

Becoming Collective is an emerging artists’ collective dedicated to the intersection of art and spirit, softly but intentionally grounded in a process outlook on life and way of living. Art forms include photography, music, short essays, and poetry. Intentionally interfaith in orientation, with an appeal to the site has a special but not exclusive emphasis on young artists who are interested in creating art at the intersection of art and spirit. Learn More

Driven by the principle of relationality and commitment to the common good, the Center for Process Studies works on cutting edge discourse across disciplines to promote the exploration of interconnection, change, and intrinsic value as core features of our world. Learn More

With ten films meant to inform, inspire, and amuse, the Common Good Film Festival celebrates the work of filmmakers that tell the stories of those dedicated to the benefit of humanity. Four days of films and discussions that elicit common sense, common decency, and the common good, while celebrating the wisdom of Alfred North Whitehead. Learn More

The mission of the Community Home Energy Retrofit Project is to extend the reach of renewable energy to economically disadvantaged communities. They're dedicated to creating green-sector jobs—particularly for those with barriers to entry in the workforce. They seek to stimulate local economies, pursue environmental justice and achieve greenhouse gas reductions. Learn More

The Institute for Ecological Civilization works internationally to support systemic approaches to long-term sustainability by developing collaborations among government, business, and religious leaders and among scholars, activists, and policy makers. We build effective partnerships across social sectors through consultations, think-tank gatherings, and policy engagement. Learn More

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The Institute for the Postmodern Development of China weds the best Chinese and Western resources to identify global pathways toward ecological civilization. Learn More

Middle Tree is a nonprofit educational resource center designed to help with tutoring, test preparation, college counseling, and financial aid. It's aim is to make education available by making it affordable. Learn More

Open Horizons offers ideas that might help people create multi-cultural, interfaith communities that are creative, compassionate, participatory, ecologically wise, and spiritually enjoyable, with no one left behind! It is these kinds of horizons -- horizons of creativity and compassion -- that they hope to help open. Learn More

Pando Populus is a non-profit producer of initiatives and events bringing Los Angeles County change-makers together to take on high-impact challenges that can’t be pulled off alone. Their work focuses at the intersections between organizations, and provides transdisciplinary educational resources to support it. We help keep partners joined together for ongoing impact. Learn More

Sustainable Claremont engages people in education and action to create a more sustainable community – environmentally, socially, and economically — in Claremont and beyond. Learn More

The University of La Verne is dedicated to the belief that a quality, values-based education enriches the human condition by engendering community engagement, scholarly accomplishment, and professionalism. The Cobb Institute works closely with the Religion & Philosophy Department, which offers students the opportunity to explore the historical and global development of ideas that have formed cultures and individual world views throughout human history. Learn More